Battle Results! Best Fish and Chips Battle: Burlington vs. Mississauga
Have you been in the mood for exceptional fish and chips and haven’t been quite sure where to go to get it? Since there is no shortage of selection in the GTA, the choice as to where to dine can be a tough one--especially when places that serve this comfort food mainstay are plentiful across cities.
When it come to great fish and chips, every ingredient counts. Is the batter crispy and flavourful? Is the fish tender and fried to perfection? Are the fries soft and savoury? Is the coleslaw on point?
Both Mississauga and Burlington are known for their respective food scenes and both offer a ton of commendable fish and chips joints--but only one city can have the absolute best hotspots.
What places were competing?
When you're hungry, nothing beats a heaping serving of fish and chips. Mississauga has some choice hotspots for the timeless dish, including the Eglinton and Hurontario Mississauga Marketplace Fish and Chips, the popular Lakeshore Rd. Country Fish and Chips, the well-known Homestyle Fish and Chips, the long-standing Applewood Fish and Chips and our number one pick, the 50-year-old Cooksville Fish and Chips. While Cooksville Fish and Chips is our proud number one pick, all of the places will leave you more than satisfied when you're in the mood for a truly tasty dinner.
Burlington, a cozy but sophisticated city with an enviable food scene, offers a ton of options when it comes to fish and chips. Some hot spots to check out? The Fairview St. Thistle Fish and Chips, the huge portion providers at Chaps Restaurant, the Walkers Line British pub the Judge & Jury, the reliably tasty Pluckers Wing and Crab Shack and our number one pick, the Guelph Line Wundeba. You can't really go wrong with any of these joints when you have fish and chips craving to satisfy.
We asked you which city has the best Italian food and you voted.
Here are the results!
On the website:
And on Instagram
On the website, Mississauga barely beat out Burlington, but it looks like Instagram users sided with Mississauga by a much wider margin—82 per cent to 18 per cent.
What city do you visit when you're in the mood for some fish and chips?